Vivre « Mas Parenthèse » gastronomic
Here are our suggestions of great venues in the city of Nîmes. Small Bistro for snacks, gastronomic restaurant for tasting, cocktail bar or organic table for brunch: we have appreciated them all and we go there regularly.
- Alexandre (2 * Michelin)
In the heart of a park populated by hundred-year-old cedars, the chef Michel Kaiser celebrates, with precision and audacity, the South and its Mediterranean products from land and sea. Don’t miss his signature dish: floating island with Rabasse (truffles) on a velouté of Cevennes ceps!
- Duende (2 * Michelin)
The new 2* in Nîmes, or how the art of the Torero and the flamenco dancer ignite the imagination of Pierre Gagnaire. Located in the famous Imperator Hotel, you will be in the heart of the soul of Nîmes.
- Jérôme Nutile (1 * Michelin & Bistrot)
In his Nîmes landmark, a converted former farmhouse, Jerôme Nutile, Best Worker in France 2011, celebrates the seasons and the Camargue spirit. The chef also offers a brasserie “le bistr’au” and since September 2022 a quality Italian restaurant: “Georgi’au”.
- Skab (1 * Michelin)
Just behind the arena and opposite the Musée de la Romanité, the chef Damien Sanchez offers you a cuisine full of freshness and liveliness that highlights the Gard region.
- Brasserie l’impé (Michelin Bib Gourmand)
In a magnificent setting overlooking the inner courtyard of the famous Imperator Hotel, Pierre Gagnaire has created a menu to be enjoyed in a designer décor, with a focus on local products
- Menna (new gastronomic restaurant)
The up-and-coming address in Nîmes, located in the heart of the city, Menna offers a modern Mediterranean-inspired cuisine that evolves with the seasons.
Great value for money!
- Rouge (1 * Michelin since Mars 2023)
Located in a magnificent 15th century mansion, chef Georgina Viou fuses her Mediterranean influences and Beninese roots in her cooking to enchant creative and tasty dishes.
- Le Coin
A warm welcome, a soothing setting and creative cuisine for this small restaurant that offers ultra-fresh products. Excellent wine list.
- La Pie qui couette (Michelin Bib Gourmand)
Located in the effervescent Halles of Nîmes, this tapas bar, run by a chef as experienced as he is jovial, delights the taste buds in all simplicity.
- Le Lisita (Michelin Bib Gourmand)
On the terrace facing the arena, enjoy sun-drenched regional cuisine, carefully prepared and generous, accompanied by a fine selection of wines.
- Maison Villeret
Don’t miss the almond tuiles and the crunchies. An emblematic address!
Perfect for a snack or an organic brunch. Everything is home-made!
- Bar Hemingway
In a refined and subdued atmosphere, you will appreciate the tapas menu designed by Pierre Gagnaire while savouring one of the many cocktails, including the famous Ernest Hemingway.